Training Block

Training Block

With my next ultra run about a month away I am deep into the training block and preparing for a couple of high-volume weeks before the taper begins. I’m uninjured, I’m running easily, and I am feeling confident that the run in the UK will go well. I...
Medical Certificate

Medical Certificate

After banking about three-quarters of my intended weekly mileage in about 40 hours or so, I took today as a rest day and visited the doctor for the all important medical certificate. Here in France it is nigh on impossible to enter a competitive race without a medical...
La Maison Blanche

La Maison Blanche

I had a day off today before a big trip for the new company tomorrow – California, here I come! – and so I thought I would try and get some good time in on my feet in the morning before thinking about packing for the trip in the afternoon. I wanted to try...
Eight Weeks Out

Eight Weeks Out

I’m now about two months or about eight weeks out from the run in England and training, at least in the last week, is back on track. After the long period post Ultra Boucle where I wasn’t running because of injury, last week I got my 50 miles or 80...
Vacation

Vacation

After a weekend spent relaxing with Jamie and a night of disappointment as France gave up a goal, and then the Euro 2016 Championship, to Portugal, I wanted to start my week of vacation of right this morning with a longer run. Not a “long run”, mind you,...